The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Warm this Winter

The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Warm this Winter

The weather predictions are starting to warn of snow, flooding and loom of extended plummeting temperatures. However there are ways you can stay warm this winter so that you can still enjoy the crisp, chilly mornings and festive outdoor activities. Here are some of our suggestions.

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How to Travel Responsibly

How to Travel Responsibly

Both local and international travel this year has been hugely disrupted due to the effects of COVID-19. Travel is a excellent way to learn and embrace other customs and cultures.  However, in recent years, the spotlight has fallen on the impact it has on the environment and planet. Lets look into some things we can all do to help.

 

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15 Facts About Yaks

15 Facts About Yaks

Little is known in the western world about this fantastic creature. Let's look at some facts about the yak. From Chinese operatic fake beards to bathtime at -40. Click here for Yak facts.

 

 

 

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Yak Wool pure yak online scarf store what is yak wool?

What is Yak Wool?

What exactly is a yak? Where does a yak live? What is so special about yak fibres?

Over the past ten years, we have been asked many questions about yaks and the amazing wool.  We have a look into the properties of yak wool, why it's so special and why cashmere lovers should be adding this to their wardrobe this winter.

 

 

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Trade or Aid.... - The Curious Yak - Online Scarf Store

Trade or Aid....

The clear conscious culture of giving makes us feel good. Putting a dollar in charity jar while purchasing our daily morning coffee encourages thoughts of "doing our bit" but does it help? Around 1.89 billion people, 36% of the world's population still living in poverty. Why does it go so wrong?

 

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Pue yak wool man weaving yak wool fabrics in nepal

"Allergies": Manmade vs natural fibre fabrics

Cashmere, yak wool, acrylic, there is a considerable amount of fibres readily available, but which is best? We take a little glimpse into the natural vs the humanmade world of fabric.

 

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Textile Industry in Nepal - The Curious Yak - Online Scarf Store

Textile Industry in Nepal

One man we have known for over a decade has been walking the Himalayas for over 65 years. He collects cashmere and yak wool that has hooked on brambles as the animal’s head higher up the mountains. A marvelous way to enjoy nature, whilst holding off the boredom of retirement!
 

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